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. we still have an a.l. wildcard race going too so the chances of baltimore making it into the playoffs right now pretty good right now, all things being equal. what's important, baseball now great again here in the city of baltimore. they've been taking care of business on the road now. they've swept games in the past two against the toronto blueyai jays, couple that a weekend series over new york in new york. mark reynolds has been on fire for the past several games. he has had bombs friday night, sunday night, yesterday, you name it. he has been the hot hand for new york -- excuse me, baltimore by contrast. new york they lost that series to baltimore. they've been losing down in tampa and that's why we're waking up this morning with baltimore, some place they haven't been since 1997. they are first place in the a.l. east come september. this is a football town, or so we've been told. we're reminding you right now o's baseball is alive and well. >> obviously in my lifetime i haven't really seen anything like this, so we're looking forward to getting out here. >> things the same that w
and questionable travel spending. >>> the man who brought the ravens to baltimore is in the hospital this morning. art modell is reportedly gravely ill at johns hopkins. modell's praised in maryland but vilified in cleveland after moving the browns to baltimore back in 1996. he eventually sold all but 1% of the ravens. the ravens team spokesman did not know modell's position, but a cleveland television station is reporting that the 87-year-old's vital organs are failing. >>> a traffic alert now for drivers in northern virginia. a busy off-ramp in tysons corner will soon be back open. at 5:00 a.m. tomorrow, crews will reopen the ramp from southbound 123 to westbound route 7. drivers have been using a temporary ramp. the regular rp had been closed while a tunnel was being built for metro's silver line. >>> 5:06 now, 76 degrees. a neighborhood on alert. a man bruised and beaten is sharing his story. >>> and the airline known for low fares that's now on the way to our region. >>> plus, hot and sticky weather. is relief on the way soon? storm team 4 meteorologist [ woman ] ring. ring. progresso. your
to get out and vote and make donations. they target african american communities in baltimore city baltimore county and prince george's county. time for a check on your weather with meteorologist lynette charles. >> check out what's going on in a and -- annapolis a beautiful sunrise. plenty of blue skies and that's what's going to be the name of the game through the rest of the morning. a few clouds trying to stream in here going into the afternoon. i am going to call a sun cloud mix but temperatures 55 degrees. we are chilly. make sure to grab that jacket as you head out and about for today. that hour by hour forecast brings us up to 72 by lunchtime. and 75 for a high. the 7-day forecast brings rain in the forecast for tomorrow. let's check the traffic with lauren cook good morning. >> reporter: good morning. we are dealing with several accidents trouble in baltimore city where there's a crash on greenmount avenue at madison street. if you are using 83 to get downtown, all is clear from the beltway to fayette street. we have an accident in baltimore county to watch out for. that's
health for a while. art modell as you know a hero to the town. he brought football back to baltimore but he's also always going to be remembered by an age credible giving person for everything that he did for this community. modell bought the browns that was back in 1961. then he moved the team here in 1996. modell dead at the age of 87. >>> news time right now 7:27. we're going to let you know what your looking at -- you're looking at as you head out the door this morning. meteorologist lynette charles. >> good morning everyone, maryland's most powerful radar picking up on some showers mainly off in virginia. if you're heading that way they have some heavy downpours but we're also dealing with the few showers now in southern maryland. snow hill, also around poke poke city. princess anne a light shower this morning. manchester a mixture of sun and clouds that will be the scenario through the day today. the temperature in manchester at 70 degrees right now. and we're also going to be dealing with a high temperature coming in right around 90. let's get a check of the traffic now with m
to the idol yankees. nate mcclothe hit a lead-off homer and the route was on. baltimore scored three in the first, four in the second. they're just a half game back after a big win in seattle. >>> the orioles are duking it out with the yankees and the rays may be down for the count. alex cobb had a no-hitter going until this. jacoby ellsbury left the yard in a hurry. red sox win it 5-2. tampa is falling fast. they're 5 1/2 back. >>> that's your early look at sports on "early today." i'm fred roggin. >>> well, lady gaga takes floral arranging to a whole new level. your early morning entertainment headlines are straight ahead. >>> plus, meet a high school football phenom who's running right into the record books. you're watching "early today." >>> another gorgeous day all across the west coast. sunshine from seattle to los angeles. las vegas will be a little hot today, 100 degrees. but that's typical for this time of year. smoke an issue for inland areas in oregon and washington state from area wildfires. tomorrow, more of the same. lots of sunshine, temperatures still running in the 7
louisiana and mississippi. if you're heading out to baltimore to redding to philadelphia, especially here in central new jersey, some really heavy downpours and those are trying to drift up here toward long island. so areas around new york city k during your morning come mute, you may deal with some heavy downpour. then we're dealing with leslie. it is still a tropical storm but it has strengthened a little bit. looks like possibly a category 2 hurricane by saturday. if it does we'll have pretty good upcoming waves and the rip current will be very high along the eastern seaboard. surfers are going to love it but it will be a little dangerous for anyone going to the beaches. showers along the areas. look how hot it is still in texas. we'd like to get rid of those 100s. that's a look at your national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. today in chicago, 87 degrees. the front is kind of stalling out just to your south. you'll be okay. memphis still very warm at 95. look at oklahoma city, 103. we really haven't gotten any rain in a long time. so the heat in the mid
of our future games, a couple of overtime matchups there, as well as the bills and the baltimore's win. >> baltimore's. >> the baltimores. them too. the ravens, they did good. t.j., what's up? >> the baltimores baltimores now. >> do you know the bills are the only team for an historical figure. >> we don't care. for the week what happened? >> willing to get that in. >> before the week it was rough, nelson, wnn football leaving the way. both at 3-1. paula, you and the commish were 2-2. >> but it's all cumulative. rob and the fans out front kicking everybody's heinie. i'm 6-6, the commish bringing up the rear as we like to say. >> it's tough. it's tough. >> like you say. >> it's not always -- >> we'll see how it goes and, you know, i don't know. a couple of big games like jason said earlier kind of thing but it was what it was. >> pretty face though. >> i'll tell you right now, i didn't shave this morning because i was too busy celebrating notre dame's win over michigan. >> on saturday night. did you see this? >> six turnovers and you guys could only win by a touchdown. >> denard robinso
for a place for your life to happen. >>> how about them o's the baltimore orioles in the first place tie in the american league east, but they had to work overtime to get there. the birds beat seattle in an 18-inning game, and 18 innings and lasted five hours and 45 minutes and taylor teagarden was the winner. the o's tacked on another run to make the final 4-2 to make baltimore tied with the new york yankees who were rained out last night. and the toronto blue jays have suspended yunl escobar for a slur written in spanl over his eye black. he responded saying, hey, it was a joke and he did not mean it to be offensive. let's talk about this with "sports illustrated" baseball editor ted keith. good morning. so -- help us understand this. nobody really noticed this slur in escobar's eye black, but a fan did. and he posted it on twitter, and then it e became this big deal, right? >> yeah. it is not complete ly uncommon for the guys to write things on the eye black and what is interesting here is that we are getting a little bit of an insight on how the clubhouse culture works versus how com
breaking news. the baltimore ravens have owner artformer modell has died. johnscently admitted to hopkins hospital. the team to baltimore in 1996. as we reported on good morning washington -- drivers will have opportunity to speak out about increased tolls. the plan calls for combined rise to $2.75. >> good morning. very heavying at a on northbound 95 in virginia. now adding to the congestion, an accident with a tractor-trailer and cart picking up your planes dumfries. -- no incident. just have the slow traffic. andng your way up to glebe, on the brakesd 14th streethe bridge. in the metro area. down near culpeper, heavier rain county.ern culpeper we will break into some later in day. expect temperatures close to 90. well.as , the same story. much cooler by sunday. >> a little something to look forward >>> she is the stunning woman grabbing headlines around the world. nazanin boniadi, the actress at the center of the shocking allegations about tom cruise and his life before katie holmes. just who she is, on "good morning america." >>> good morning, everyone. robin is in mississippi with h
in baltimore. the controversial call by the replacement refs at monday's packers/seahawks' game that forced the two sides into marathon talks. referees will vote on the new eight-year agreement this weekend but the lockout will be lifted in the meantime. again, we will have the official, officials, on the field for the ravens/browns' guam tonight. you know there is some concern about the 121 refs necessarily have they been briefed on some of the new rules, have they passed physicals, will they pass physicals, going to endure, physicals and briefed on the new rules. should be ready to go. >> a great thing. a lot of folks are relieved. trying to dig up the e-mail the producer sent to us about the salaries. >> that will increase to $173,000 by 2013, that is, and $205,000 by 2019. this is not a full time job for a lot. they have side jobs. >> that is a lot of dough. i didn't know the refs. i figured it was decent paying job. not $200,000 a year for refs? i mean, whew. shows you how lucrative the nfl its. >> no one is starving that is for sure. here is your thursday forecast everybody. showers f
in baltimore at 77 degrees. we are very humid once again. and this is what it looks like for your hour-by-hour forecast. we will be at 88 degrees. that's the high with some thunderstorms. let's get a check now of the traffic with mike. good morning. >>reporter: good morning, lynette, good morning, everybody. we'll take you right to the boards and show you a lot of tieups on 95 southbound between exits 64 and 67. also starting to see some delays at 795 to 695. that's due to a disabled vehicle early on . outside we go, we'll take a live shot, 695 at bel aire road, things are starting to become mighty congested. megan. >>> before we head off to new york and send you back to "good morning america," we do want to remind you about a programming change. next week starting september 10th, katie couric's new show debuts in baltimore on abc 2. that happens at 4:00, and then abc 2 news at 5:00 and 6:00 follows with jamie kos stelo and kelly swoap. we're going to send you back to new york. we'll have another update in about 30 minutes. hi. yes? you know those delicious granola bunches in honey bu
on baltimore in the a.l. east. rays are just two and a half bag. >> willie, obviously the big story in new york, where we're from it's new york, but my gore, buck showalter? >> incredible. >> what about the text? forget about manager of the year, what about manager of the decade. how do you turn a team as bad as the orioles around? >> baltimore and washington will be in the postseason. >> to joe's point, buck showalter manager of the year, dan duquette general manager out of baseball for ten years, tiff -- executive of the year. >> can we talk about the red sox? things have got i don't knten s. >> you and i could start. we could go to seattle, you'd be on the mound, i'd catch you. we'd win. >> how bad can it get up there? >> worse. >> wow. >> you're a little younger than most people who will be in the lineup for the yankees tonight. that's how bad they are. let's do a little golf. incredible leader board at the deutsche bank golf championship, louis oosthuizen. this is not good. it goes way off into the woods. it's like barnicle off the tee. he left rory mcilroy in the hunt with the share of th
to be gone tomorrow. >> we are not on assignment. you are going to baltimore with some friends. >> a girlfriend reunion. >> yeah, i'm going to new orleans. going to new orleans to chill out for a little bit and say good-bye to the daily staff of the "times-picayune." different story. we'll see you get together tuesday. short little break. >> in a moment, the all-important poll numbers, 40 days to go. ahead, breaking news back in the game. the nfl and referees hammering out a deal. ending that long lockout. the agreement coming 48 hours after that fiasco on the field in seattle. >> oh, sports fans, collective sigh of relief across football nation today. deal done. >>> also this half hour, 'tis the season, retailers ramping up their holiday hiring with hundreds of thousand of jobs up for grabs. a lot of folks looking for work. this is the time to get on the payroll. >>> later for you moms and pops out there, we will share best new ideas to make life with the kids easier. our feature, segment, called "parents' picks." >> your segment, what's up. learn cool stuff, all the parents o
, obviously. we've got the baltimore ravens. but again, pittsburgh figures to be a team that figures to be very much there at the end. >> well, no question. and ben roethlisberger is going to match him throw for throw on the outside. and of course the pittsburgh steelers, they remember full well what happened to them in denver last night when they got knocked out of the playoffs by tim tebow and company. they'll be loaded up and ready for this one too. >> it will be a wild night. it's "football night in america." it's "sunday night football." it's pittsburgh at denver. and it comes your way in four nights. late local news except on the west coast coming up next. and "the tonight show with jay leno." for our producer fred gradelli, director, this is al michaels, cris collinsworth, and michele tafoya saying good night from the meadowlands, where the cowboys beat the giants. >>> thanks for joining us for this special primetime edition of nbc bay area news. i'm janelle wang. >> i'm roger mathai. chp officer kenyon youngstrom has died. tonight's previously planned vigil is now turning int
back now. a season of monday night football under way. the baltimore ravens destroying the cincinnati bengals. >> ugly. >> joe flacco, 299 yard, two tds. 44-13, ravens win. late game, closer. in the end the san diego chargers had too much offense for their hosts. the oakland raiders. san diego wins it on the road. 22-1467 2 22-14. >> week two of the "world news now" nfl picks competition. eight teams we didn't feature in week one the see our picks friday morning on facebook, wnnfans.com and make your own. the commissioner, noted the nfl season started last wednesday. giants/cowboys. week one. week one started wednesday. just ended tuesday morning, 1:30 eastern with the game. six days. >> longest nfl week ever. by the way i understand you are wing the nfl. >> me and the nation. >> you and the nation. >> killing it right now. >> go figure. >> yeah. >> coming up, important news for insomniac parents waiting for crying babies to fall asleep at this hour. >> breaks my heart to hear the babies crying. the ominous threat fro the heart of terrorist territory, the taliban targeting prince harr
is over. tampa bay beating new york dropping yanks into a tie with baltimore because they just have three games with baltimore. they won on sunday and -- >> they're losing -- i mean, they've been gagging. >> that will make it a very tight finish. >>> welcome back. alex wallace joins us from the weather channel. we're seeing a lot of rain. we're still seeing remnantings of the last storm? >> you know what, isaac is still with us, the little left of it, impacting the northeast as well as gulf coast. what's behind me is a separate entity, a association with a cold front moving through the western part of the great lakes. that will be heading for chicagoland. could make the morning rush a little slower. what we've got going on across the northeast, wet across the northeast, part of this is what is left of isaac. again, we're still talking about this thing weeks later. a little further off to the south, showers and storms possible across the carolinas across the first frontal boundary impacting us across the 95 corridor. the great lakes, that system brings us rain this morning. that could pote
, that was thrilling. my father had been mayor of baltimore. one of the leaders of the kennedy campaign in maryland. the first night we got there, it was the dinner for him. we all saw the president, the family very differently. after he made his speech at the stadium, which was stark, no one ever did that, fabulous seats. my father want to go to a famous restaurant in los angeles. we did. my father said this is really an expensive restaurant, how did you choose the restaurant. compared to baltimore, it was very expensive. i remember him not complaining, but making the point when the door opened and here comes senator kennedy. he came right over, what did you think of the speech? ask me what i thought. all of a sudden the prices came way down. >> suddenly it was not worth it. take a one of the most memorable single images of this convention ran on the front of "the new york time" was you with the women members of the house. but was a like to stand up there? >> it was pretty exciting. that was only half of those we have in the house. it was pretty exciting because of the connection. it was so exciti
a month and a half the yankees began a four-game series with the orioles in baltimore. the yankees had a one game lead on the orioles coming into the game. and the o's strike early. matt weeder's three-run home run in the first inning, it's 4-0 orioles already. yankees were getting blown out but rallied in the eighth scoring five runs capped by ichiro's two run single, tied the game at six. but in the bottom half of the frame, adam jones at the plate hits a bomb into the left field seats. orioles hit six home runs off yankee pitching. baltimore goes on to win 10-6. yankees and o's again tied atop the al east, three more games against each other this weekend. >>> nationals going for the sweep over the cubs. things get ugly. couple coaches start jawing at each other. the benches, bull pens clear in washington and nothing happens. a lot of standing around, people looking at each other, talking. no punches thrown. but still a little bad blood left over. bryce harper going to take exception to a pitch way inside, takes a step toward the mound, this time a little more serious, benches and bu
. baltimore and new york are in the 70s, anchorage the cool spot on the map at 56. >> get ready for this one. listen to this. here is a guy who says this video shows him combining his two main hobbies, the hobbies doing pushups and solving rubik's cubes. >> oh, my. not just any pushups by the way, one handed pushups. in fact 21-year-old, mike kotch claims he hasn't done a standard pushup in as long as he remembers. >> you can see, he is making progress on the cube. solves it in 25 seconds. considering how many have not finished a cube or can't do a one-handed push-up. impressive. >> i'm very impressed. >> on a lot of levels, it's really hard muscularwise. brainwise on the cube. and dexterity to manipulate that thing with one hand. may be the hardest part of all. >> this is my issue. how do you kind of come up with this? >> yeah. >> it is -- like i am going to do a one-armed pushup and then, do a rubik's cube. >> yeah. >> too much time on his hands. i don't know. >> but he is good. >> he is good. >> credit where credit is due. >> just not sure. >> yeah. curious, curious skill. >> i think it's
baltimore sun" encapsulate the speeches yesterday. they pointed out that president barack obama made an impassioned defense of the expression of freedom worldwide. mitt romney urged other nations to emulate the free economy and suggested that the obama leadership in the middle east has been inadequate and reactive. this is a short piece to start us off from the president at united nations yesterday, talking about the middle east. [video clip] >> i believe that this message must be rejected by all those who respect our common humanity. i have made it clear that the united states had nothing to do with this video. it is an insult to muslims, and everyone. we are the home to muslims worship across our country. we not only respect the freedom of religion, we have laws that protect individuals from being harmed because of how they look or what they believe. we understand why people take offense to this video because millions of our citizens are among them. host: more headlines following these speeches, "obama talks tough on mideast extremism." "uses addressed to regain the initiative on f
. baltimore at the inner harbor, clouds this morning, sunshine out there. more people getting out and about. 70 degrees right now. it's warm, that dew point at 61, and this is what's going to be happen as we go through hour by hour going up to 80 degrees especially with the sunshine and then we're heading out to the game at 8:20, mild with showers possible, do not forget the rain gear. let's get a check of the abc 2 news time saver traffic with lauren cook. >> we are dealing with a crash on elk wood at route 100. if you are using the jfx, watch r out for a disabled car, for those of you using 695 here's a live look at parkville, inner loop nice and clear and outer loop sluggish, and we have an accident in northeast baltimore that's going to be on raven boulevard at glendale road. >>> we're out of time. the doctors is up next. >> thanks for joining us. rember our news starts at 4:30. we'll see you friday morning. eggs, bacon, and pancakes. denny's everyday value slam is four dollars every day. wait, is that right? eggs, bacon, pancakes. yeah. that's right. the four dollar everyday value slam
who moved the team to baltimore in 1996, where they became the ravens. modell paid $4 million in 1961. he would sell it for $600 million. he also helped negotiate some of the most leucrative contracts. he was instrumental in launching "monday night football." art modell was 87 years old. >>> 400 families have been put on alert in southern washington state this morning, maybe forced to evacuate, as two fast-moving wildfires, you see them both here, rage out of control. fire crews have been working through the night with hand tools, bulldozers, trying to build containment lines to stop the flames. we'll have news as it becomes available. >>> politics, tonight is president's big night. he'll accept the democrats' presidential nomination. earlier here on "good morning america," a top adviser told george in charlotte that the president will defend his record and the economic path he sees ahead for the country. last night, it was former president clinton firing up the convention crowd. arguing that americans are better off than four years ago when the economy was losing 750,000 jobs per mon
during his season opener last night. a home game in baltimore. we want to get a check on your morning commute. europe is steve. here we are on 395. slow all the way up to the 14th bridge. is at duke street. delays continue. accident in the hov lanes. was cleared. still slow on i-95 to the interchange. and delays of 2 river road accident involving a cleared away. >> thank you very much. first, take a look at the beautiful sky. arlington, 60 degrees. not even see any commodity. a bone.y as the high-temperature -- 78 to 83 with light winds. up into the 80s tomorrow. beautiful sunny weather through the west of the week. some -- possible thunderstorms sunday. thank you for watching. "live with kelly and michael" is next. "live with kelly and michael" is next. [ male announcer ] for the dreamers... and those well gderounded. for what's around this corner... and the next. there's cash flooptions from pnc. solutions to help businesses like yours accelerate receivables, manage payments, and help ensure access to credit. because we know how important cash flow is to reaching your goals. pnc ba
at the aftermath in baltimore, maryland. a tree crashed right into a woman's house, just as she laid down in her bed. there have been no reports of serious injuries, but there is a lot of picking up to do on this wednesday morning. >> gretchen: texas mom arrested for letting her kid play outside without supervision? she says her two kids were riding their scooters in the front yard. an officer arrived saying the neighbors complained about this because the kids were playing in the street without supervision. she was arrested for child endangerment, had to spend the night in jail. charges eventually dropped. now she's suing the local police department, as well as her neighbor. >> brian: you're stunned by this? >> when i was growing up, my mother said be home at 6 and had no idea where i was. >> brian: you love the way gretchen read the story, right? >> it was flawles. >> steve: good interpretation? >> beautiful. >> brian: you would expect to see -- i guess that. we're not doing it now. they just yanked the story. >> gretchen: that was not flawless. >> brian: that's right. >> steve: once again, our
in detroit. 78 in baltimore. headed next week with my girlfriend. >> 80 in new orleans. >> new orleans. >> all right. >> northern rockies. 70s in the central plains. >> all right. >>> well, marine experts in massachusetts have a very big job on their hands, and we do mean gigantic. take a look at this enormous creature, washed ashore in cape cod, a rare leatherback sea turtle. 7 feet long. more than 600 pounds. the turtle was rescued and transferred to the new england aquarium. >> the staff at the aquarium's animal care center says the turtle is underweight at 600 pounds. >> underweight. >> lethargic. they're hoping to nurse him back to health soon. >> the largest of the sea creatures. and the driest. >> most lethargic at the moment. >> i do not want to be the turtle. >> no. >> coming up. what our friend and colleague, robin roberts has to say about the well-wishes and prayers. >> later, tim tebow's next move. not that you didn't hear all about it from john muller. move from football to the political arena. you are watching "world news now." ♪ >> announcer: "world news now" weather b
if the polls after the debates. larry has a speech in baltimore at lunchtime. thank you for joining us live. >> thank you, steve. >> steve: straight ahead. admit it. you have a favorite child. wait until you hear what is happening to a father who admitted that. an american hero who tried to take his own life. dacota myer system here next with a story that no one heard until now. good morning. ♪ keys, keys, keys, keys, keys. ♪ well, he's not very handsome ♪ to look at [ sighs ] ♪ oh, he's shaggy ♪ and he eats like a hog [ male announcer ] the volkswagen jetta. available with advanced keyless technology. control everything from your pocket, purse, or wherever. that's the power of german engineering. ♪ that dirt old egg-suckin' dog ♪ >> gretchen: he risked his life runningback and forth to gather the remains of his fallen friend exercise his act saved the life of 15 afghan sold yerse. dacota meyers received the medal of honor . here to share his book first hand battle of the afghan war. good to see you. >> deplad to be back. >> brian: you were a working man and you got the call o
. >> baltimore and cleveland. >> bill: that the professional refs would be back for this game tonight. so you know, otherwise we have heard, dave, it was going to take like another week, right before they could suit up and get back inside. they're not going to wait another week. >> no, they can't afford to wait because the thing that's been lurking behind all of this. you got the farce monday night. but the issue that's been lurking the last three weeks and you've seen some serious near miss is the idea of something horrible happening to one of the players in the realm of health and safety. and whether or not one could blame that when it eventually would happen on an overzealous player, on maybe just somebody getting their spikes caught in the turf, it would have been blamed on scab officials who were not able to police or manage the game. i mean the field has been described to me by one observer, i don't know if you guys ever watch the show but as deadwood in terms of there being any kind of justice or law with regards to what'
the casino behind the ads is... "most concerned with its own bottom line." and the baltimore sun says it "doesn't have maryland... taxpayers' interests at heart." so when you see these ads remember... they're about what's good for west virginia's casino... not maryland. voteor maryland jobs and schools. vote for question seven. trade has to work for america. that means crack down on cheaters like china, it means open up new markets. next, we've got to balance the budget. you've got to cut the deficit. you've got to stop spending more money than we take in. and finally, champion small business. have tax policies, regulations, and healthcare policies that help small business. we put those in place; we'll add twelve million new jobs in four years. i'm mitt romney and i approve this message. >>> as you know, robin is recovering from her gone marrow transplant, that took place one week ago. you know how committed she is to help those facing similar struggles and need transplants. before she went to the hospital, she made this public service announcement. we're releasing it now for bethemat
writes on twitter -- host: and here's the headline from "the baltimore sun" this morning -- host: and we'll continue to hear from you this morning on this from republicans. michael is from jacksonville, florida. thanks for calling in this morning, michael. caller: good morning. i'm calling about the mitt romney comments. i think it's appalling that the media is blown this out of proportion. what mitt romney said is a fact. 45%, 47% of our country is on entitlements. doesn't bother me at all what he had to say. i agree with him 100%. america needs to wake up and the people who don't comprehend it is -- don't understand what he's talking about on that. host: michael, thanks for calling in this morning. michael talking about the media blowing this up too much. here is the opinion piece from "the washington times" this morning, the midst of republican incompetence is the headline. host: that provides ample opportunity for mr. romney to score points by holding mr. obama accountable for his broken promises and the broken economy. that again on the opinion page of "the washington times," the le
. >> host: john in baltimore, you are on with -- professor john lewis gaddis. >> caller: i have a question. as a high school instructor i was interested in exporting what you discussed with your reliance on the classics and the new curriculum you have been doing and being your opinion i was wondering which classics do you think could be used to best in for u.s. foreign policy regarding the situation in israel. >> guest: the problem with influencing u.s. foreign policy is policymakers don't read classical works. nobody in government has the time. henry kissinger famously said years ago that policymakers bring into the job the intellectual capital accumulated before they took the job and they draw down on it and that means what they learned in school. our program at yale is not a program of trying to influence current policy in any regard. we are not a think tank or anything like that. we are trying to think about what kinds of books you want the leaders of the country who may not be the leaders of the country for another 30 years what books would you want them to read and that was how we th
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